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Banks are the ones most likely to decide which NZ meat co-op survives in an industry that needs reform but can't reach a consensus.
Checks to ensure dairy farms comply with minimum employment rights will include South Canterbury.
Exotic-sounding cattle breed commonly farmed in Australia, but less so in NZ, caught the attention of farmers at the Canterbury A&P Show.
A Maori farm trust on the south-western side of Lake Taupo is set to become New Zealand's next cash cow as the North Island's largest sheep milk producer.
Long-standing berry grower Donald Butler has a bee in his bonnet and it's all about the lack of bees in his blackcurrant orchard.
Members of the South Canterbury North Otago branch of the Deer Farmers' Association certainly don't do things by halves when it comes to hosting what is rated as the biggest competition of its kind in New Zealand, the annual velvet and hard antler competition.
Taranaki organisations are pitching to teachers and students the opportunities available for a career in agriculture.